COVID news update from January 14: Dutch PM says shops, hairdressers and universities will be allowed to reopen.
Kate Mayberry is the Asia Pacific editor for Al Jazeera digital and is based in Kuala Lumpur. She has lived in Southeast Asia for more than two decade... s and was part of the team that launched Al Jazeera English in 2006. Follow her on Twitter: @kate_mayberry.
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